British Columbia

The legislature building is photographed in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023. British Columbia politicians are back in the legislature for the fall session, and the seating arrangement looks a little different. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

‘Outrageous,’ says B.C. Premier, who blasts Conservative leader’s 1st question

John Rustad called SOGI education divisive and concerning

 

Paul Rodgers of the bands; Free, Bad Company, and The Firm. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST: Paul Rodgers of Free, Bad Company, one-on-one with new music

TODAY IN B.C.: New album ‘Midnight Rose’ is alright now

 

Jim Smith of Smithwood Builders. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Jim Smith is HAVAN’s Custom Homebuilder of the Year

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

 

Tyler Turner and Kayleen Vanderree compete in The Amazing Race Canada.. (Photo Courtesy of CTV)

PODCAST: Meet B.C.’s Tyler and Kayleen, from ‘The Amazing Race Canada’

TODAY IN B.C.: Vancouver Island couple conquered challenges and chased dreams

Tyler Turner and Kayleen Vanderree compete in The Amazing Race Canada.. (Photo Courtesy of CTV)
Jake Fry, Founder of Smallworks and Housing Minister Ravi Kahlon. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Housing Minister Kahlon discusses the Housing Supply Act

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Jake Fry, Founder of Smallworks and Housing Minister Ravi Kahlon. (HAVAN photo)
B.C. Official Opposition Leader Kevin Falcon. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

PODCAST: One-on-one interview with BC United Leader Kevin Falcon

TODAY IN B.C.: Opposition Leader talks housing, carbon tax, ferries and more

B.C. Official Opposition Leader Kevin Falcon. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. (Greg Sakaki photo)

PODCAST: Jagmeet Singh’s recipe for Affordable Groceries

TODAY IN B.C.: Federal NDP Leader proposes ‘Windfall Tax’ on corporate grocery chains

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. (Greg Sakaki photo)
Photos: Erin Shuttleworth

Culture Days event goes Saturday at Trail market

Comic jam involves giving participants a panel to illustrate and add to the evolving narrative

Photos: Erin Shuttleworth
Authors Kennedy Stewart and Margot Fedurok. (supplied photos)

PODCAST: Authors Kennedy Stewart and Margot Fedoruk discuss new books

TODAY IN B.C.: ‘Decrim’ and ‘Cooking Tips for Desperate Fishwives’

Authors Kennedy Stewart and Margot Fedurok. (supplied photos)
John Valiant, the author of ‘Fire Weather: The Making of a Beast’. (Supplied photo)

PODCAST: The changing face of wildfires in a warming world

TODAY IN B.C.: Best-selling author John Vaillant details Fort McMurray tragedy and B.C. wildfires

John Valiant, the author of ‘Fire Weather: The Making of a Beast’. (Supplied photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

Sorting out science behind policy

Who can develop and analyse the findings of the background studies on watersheds?

  • Sep 10, 2023
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
A year-long drug investigation by Kelowna RCMP led to the seizure of handguns, and drugs in B.C. and Alta. (Photo Kelowna RCMP)

Canada-wide drug smuggling operation taken down by Kelowna RCMP

A year-long investigation led to the seizure of drugs, guns and properties in several provinces

A year-long drug investigation by Kelowna RCMP led to the seizure of handguns, and drugs in B.C. and Alta. (Photo Kelowna RCMP)
A robotic diving robot is readied for a dive to the SS Pacific. (Supplied photo)

PODCAST: Team prepares to salvage gold from sunken SS Pacific

TODAY IN B.C.: Ship wrecked during B.C. gold rush found off Washington State

A robotic diving robot is readied for a dive to the SS Pacific. (Supplied photo)
David Gogo brings a new single to the podcast entitled ‘You Used to Mean So Much To Me’. (File photo)

PODCAST: One-on-one with B.C. blues legend David Gogo

TODAY IN B.C.: Musician recalls travels of the ‘Blues Trail’, in southern U.S.

David Gogo brings a new single to the podcast entitled ‘You Used to Mean So Much To Me’. (File photo)
Lindsey Dixon, a BC pharmacist specializing in healthcare education. (supplied photo)

PODCAST: Lindsay Dixon explains New extended prescribing powers for BC Pharmacists

TODAY IN B.C.: Pharmacists can help with birth control, minor illnesses, ailments and more

Lindsey Dixon, a BC pharmacist specializing in healthcare education. (supplied photo)
Maggie the beaver travelled by truck to an existing beaver dam analogue in the Nicola Valley. Photo: BCWF

Maggie’s Journey: A ‘nuisance’ B.C. beaver gets a second chance

After months of rehabilitation, Maggie was returned to the wild

  • Aug 22, 2023
Maggie the beaver travelled by truck to an existing beaver dam analogue in the Nicola Valley. Photo: BCWF
Until Sept. 20, Basin residents are invited to provide feedback on the Trust’s draft plan, which will guide activities into the future. View of Columbia River valley looking toward Trail from the Montrose cut-off. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trust seeks feedback on draft management plan

The Trust is asking for public insight until Sept. 20

Until Sept. 20, Basin residents are invited to provide feedback on the Trust’s draft plan, which will guide activities into the future. View of Columbia River valley looking toward Trail from the Montrose cut-off. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Arnold Lim. (Black Press Media photo)

PODCAST: Arnold Lim, award-winning filmmaker and photojournalist

TODAY IN B.C.: Film ‘My Name is Arnold’ earns widespread accolades

Arnold Lim. (Black Press Media photo)
Tom Hooper of the ‘Grapes of Wrath’. (Tom Hooper Facebook photo)

PODCAST: Tom Hooper of legendary B.C. music group ‘Grapes of Wrath’

TODAY IN B.C.: Kelowna band hit the stage more than 40 years ago

Tom Hooper of the ‘Grapes of Wrath’. (Tom Hooper Facebook photo)
The B.C. Legislature in Victoria was designed by architect Frances Rattenbury. Which city was British Columbia’s capital before Victoria was selected? (Don Denton photograph)

QUIZ: How well do you know British Columbia?

There is a lot to celebrate about this province during the B.C. Day long weekend

The B.C. Legislature in Victoria was designed by architect Frances Rattenbury. Which city was British Columbia’s capital before Victoria was selected? (Don Denton photograph)